Weekend Events in Orihuela

This weekend, the cultural department has organised a photography event in the city, in fact it´s now the third such event to have taken place, aimed at capturing  the imagery of the municipality. The III Photography Days ‘Orihuela Town’, Fotomaton Festival, has its own website, www.fotomatonfestival.es, where you can find more information and even take …

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Tapas and Gin Routes This Weekend in Orihuela

This weekend, from the 16th to the 18th of November, Orihuela has a double helping of small portion promotions on offer, with both a Gin and Tonic and a Tapas Route combined. There are a wide range of venues taking part, and, if you don’t know already, the idea is that you take in as …

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Gender Violence Race on Sunday

On Sunday, the Orihuela town of San Bartolomé will play host to a race aimed at raising awareness of gender violence, and money to help those wanting to offer help on how to deal with the problem if you are a victim. It was Orihuela’s councillor for Sports, Víctor Valverde, who launched the event at …

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Mountain Climbing Event in Orihuela

Orihuela’s councillor for sports, Víctor Valverde, along with the councillor for the Environment, Miguel Ángel Fernández, launched the first ever “Sports and Mountain Days” in the municipality, which will be held at La Lonja on 27, 28 and 29 November. During this week’s presentation of the event, the councillors were joined by Luis Galiano, secretary …

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Dramatised Walks through the Salt Lakes

This weekend, there will be two dramatised walks through the salt lakes of Torrevieja, with theatrical performers taking guests on a tour of the historic and beautifully natural area of the Costa Blanca. The walking talks will take place on both Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 November, departing at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., under …

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Fair Trade Blooms in Orihuela

Orihuela’s councillor for commerce, Miguel Ángel Fernández, will preside over the celebrations to mark the V anniversary of the implementation of Fair Trade in Orihuela. The celebration will take place on Thursday, November 8 at 8:00 p.m. at the La Lonja exhibition all in the city, itself a former centre of local trade when it …

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Events Include a Coastal Walk

Orihuela’s tourist information office has published a list of events set to take place over the mid-November weeks, which are of interest to both those looking for touristic values and those with a more cultural leaning. On Sunday, 11th November, there will be an Environmental Route, Aguamarina, a walking tour of one of the most …

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Grand Christmas Fayre for ECCH

Next Saturday, 10 November, Casa Ventura in Torrevieja will be the location of a Grand Christmas Fayre where the organisers hope to raise money that will go towards providing a better festive season for the children at the Elche Children’s Care Home. There will be plenty of stalls selling lots of lovely goodies to kick …

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Volunteers Needed to Help Recover Wine Route

Thanks to a collaboration with the AKI diy shops, there will be two days dedicated to environmental volunteering at the La Mata natural park, with the hope of preserving one of the most emblematic routes of the Park, “La Ruta del Vino”, or Wine Route. The route has become particularly special to those who have …

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